Reproductive Medicine Features
Low levels of human β-defensin 1 (DEFB1) in sperm may explain some of the common causes of male infertility.
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Survey of minority men aged 18-25 showed that 57.2% indicated that they or their partner did not use birth control at their last sexual encounter.
Risk of testicular cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, all cancers up vs. men who have undergone vasectomy.
Lower levels have no significant effect; findings consistent in racially diverse population.
Men in highest quartile of high-pesticide residue fruit, vegetable intake have lower sperm count.
All among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile
Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count
Fertility outcomes improved for men who have same female partner as before vasectomy.
Only one out of five heart attack patients gets advice from their doctor about sexual activity, and what information they do get often is misguided.
A single mutated gene may lead to infertility by causing abnormalities in sexual organs.
Researchers concluded that hyperuricemia is a probable cause of hemospermia.
UroLift offers minimally-invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) without risk of sexual dysfunction.
Link between phthalates and possible genital defect in adolescent boys needs more study.
Men who abstain from eating meat have significantly reduced sperm levels and quality.
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